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    DescriptionReflecting the latest technologic advances and therapies, the extensively revised new edition of Ruth Bryant and Denise Nix's "Acute and Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts" remains your number 1 source for today's best information on wound care. Using a strong nursing process and multidisciplinary approach, this best-selling title is an all-inclusive resource for anyone involved in the care of acute surgical wounds and all types of chronic wounds.

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    Acute and Chronic Wounds
    Current Management Concepts
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ruth Bryant, By (author) Denise Nix
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 648
    Width: 222 mm
    Height: 281 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 1,660 g
    ISBN 13: 9780323069434
    ISBN 10: 0323069436

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 57
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MMKB
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MQC
    BISAC V2.8: MED085000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 617.1
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    BISAC V2.8: MED058220
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    DC22: 617.9195
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 617/.9195
    LC classification: RD98.3 .A38 2012
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    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Approx. 400 illustrations (140 in full color)
    Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    08 February 2011
    Publication City/Country
    St Louis
    Table of contents
    Section I: Foundations of Wound Care 1. Principles for Practice Development 2. Billing, Reimbursement, and Setting up a Clinic NEW! 3. Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Soft Tissue 4. Wound Healing Physiology 5. Types of Skin Damage and Differential Diagnosis 6. Skin and Wound Inspection and Assessment Section II: Pressure Ulcers 7. Pressure Ulcers: Impact, Etiology, and Classification 8. Developing and Maintaining a Pressure Ulcer Program NEW! 9. Pressure Redistribution Support Surfaces Section III: Lower Extremity Wounds 10. Lower Extremity Assessment 11. Arterial Ulcers 12. Venous Ulcers 13. Lymphedema 14. Neuropathic Wounds: The Diabetic Wound 15. Foot and Nail Care Section IV: Wound Management 16. Wound Bioburden and Infection 17. Wound Debridement 18. Topical Management: Cleansing and Dressings Section V: Biophysical and Biological Agents 19. Skin Substitutes and Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds NEW! 20. Molecular and Cellular Regulators 21. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy 22. Hyperbaric Oxygenation 23. Electrical Stimulation 24. Ultraviolet Light and Ultrasound Section VI: Critical Cofactors 25. Wound Pain: Impact and Assessment 26. Managing Wound Pain 27. Nutritional Assessment and Support 28. Perfusion and Oxygenation NEW! 29. Noncompliance or Barriers to a Sustainable Plan? Section VII: Acute and Traumatic Wounds 30. Intrinsic Skin Diseases and Uncommon Cutaneous Wounds NEW! 31. Traumatic Wounds: Bullets, Blasts, and Vehicle Crashes NEW! 32. Burns 33. Healing Wounds through Reconstructive Surgery 34. Assessment and Management of the Surgical Incision NEW! Section VIII: Special Patient Populations 35. Skin Care Needs of the Obese Patient 36. Skin Care Needs of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient NEW! 37. Managing Wounds in Palliative Care NEW! 38. Patients with Draining Wounds and Fistulas 39. Patients with Percutaneous Tubes Glossary Appendix A: Self-Assessment Exercises Appendix B: Documentation Tools Appendix C: Policies, Procedures, and Decision-Making Tools